"Including facts about acne, warts, hives, and other conditions and lifestyle choices, such as tanning, tattooing, and piercing, that affect the skin, nails, scalp, and hair."
Includes bibliographical references (p. -410) and index
This book provides teens with information about skin, nails, and hair conditions, appearance, and injuries and includes information about warning signs for skin cancer and cancer prevention. Medical concerns about skin art, including tattooing and piercing, are also explained. The book concludes with a list of organizations for further information. Material is drawn from documents and excerpts from publications issued by federal agencies and private organizations